The Biden administration has already rescinded the ban on immigrant visa recipients for future legal permanent residents. This same should apply to both to the H-2B visa restrictions and the delay on issuing supplemental H-2B visas.
What’s concerning isn’t that Biden hasn’t “gotten around to immigration yet.” It’s that he has, and is intentionally choosing to perpetuate one of the worst immigration regimes in American history.
E‐Verify is an expensive labor market regulation that will reduce economic output for no gain. Immigration restrictionists need to go back to the drawing board if they want to have a hope of finding a way to enforce immigration laws.
A cost‐benefit analysis finds that the hazards posed by foreign‐born spies are not large enough to warrant broad and costly actions such as a ban on travel and immigration from China, but they do warrant the continued exclusion of potential spies under current laws.
Like the babysitter in the urban legend, we only just realized that the call to destroy our economic and political system is coming from the inside.